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My Stay at Pench Tree Lodge with Pugdundee Safaris

As I arrived at the entrance of the Pench Tree Lodge (Pungdundee Safari), I was pleasantly surprised. There were more trees than construction around me. There was a huge Mahua tree right behind the reception. In the hot month of June water bowls were...
by Travel Tales from India on Jul 8, 2016

Ibis Budget Hotel London Hounslow

I went to UK after a gap of 5 years. I was going to cruise on the Harmony of the Seas (on invitation). I was sure I wanted to extend my stay. I was not sure what to do tough. In the end I decided to stay in London for 3 nights on my own. Visit Bri...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 30, 2016

The Usual London Pictures- Gazillion Plus One Times

There are quite a few London pictures that must have been clicked a gazillion times. Well here is a post making it gazillion plus one! You know all the sights, You must have seen them a million times already, I invite you to view them one more time,...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 30, 2016

A Visit to Stratford upon Avon and Anne Hathaway Cottage, United Kingdom

I visited Stratford upon Avon and Anne Hathaway Cottage on the same day as Cotswold. Anne Hathaway Cottage and Stratford-upon-Avon were the last two stops before we headed back to London. My only experience of Shakespeare was to read Julius Caesar in...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 28, 2016

A Visit to the Cotswold Region

If given a choice, I prefer small towns to the big cities. It is not that I do not enjoy the cities but after a few days I wish for a slower pace, a quieter place! So visiting the Cotswold region after a few days in London made perfect sense! I visit...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 27, 2016

Sea Life London Aquarium

I visited the Sea Life London Aquarium in May 2016. It is located right next to the London Eye. The next building is Dreamwork’s Shrek’s Adventure. The area is a happening one! The nearest metro station is Westminster, when you get out of the tub...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 26, 2016

An Unforgettable Journey to Eastern Sri Lanka

I got only a fleeting glimpse, much of it from a moving bus, but it has been an unforgettable journey to Eastern Sri Lanka. I have but briefly touched upon the cities of Batticaloa, Kattankudy and Trinclomalee but the impressions I am going to carry...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 5, 2016

Shrek’s Adventure in London

I went to Dreamworks Tours Shrek’s Adventure in London by as soon as it opened at 10.00 am. Shrek’s Adventure is right next to London Eye! There were no queues at that time. Our first batch had probably 12 people. A lot of them were famil...
by Travel Tales from India on May 29, 2016

Mari Mari Cultural Village, Sabah

When I saw Mari Mari Cultural Village on my Sabah itinerary I was curious about the experience. Would it be a tourist trap? I went in expecting it to be one, but I came back pleasantly surprised. We arrived at the Mari Mari Cultural Village for the m...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 19, 2015

My Lastest Minute Holiday Ever

It was the winter of 2014. The month was January and I was looking forward to an International FAM. It was a wellness FAM with lots of Spa thrown in. That was the time when I used to work full time in addition to blogging. My leaves were worth in gol...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 12, 2015

The Singapore Airlines Business Class Experience

This year I have taken many flights. Last year I took even more flights. I know the drill, more so at T3 or 1D in Delhi, my home base. I can do it on auto-pilot, I don’t need to think much. So, I stood in line of the Singapore Airline counter t...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 8, 2015

A Thank You Note to Our Trekking Guides

by How is it possible that two women and two children go on a trek in Himachal Pradesh and come back to tell the happy tale? It is because of our incredible guide, Rama Kant Sharma and his team. I consider Himachal Pradesh safe for solo woman travel...
by Travel Tales from India on Jul 2, 2015

Trekking with my Daughter!

So many emotions that run through my heart when I think of my recent trek with Chhavi. We trekked up to Jamadi in Himachal Pradesh. It is not the first trek that I did with her. In fact, we took her on treks when she would go up on a pony. This was t...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 30, 2015

Beautiful Glimpses from our Himachal Pradesh Trek

We came back from our short trek in Himachal Pradesh yesterday. My neighbor Anita and her daughter Kashwi joined Chhavi and I on this adventure. As both the kids are less than ten we picked up an easy Himachal Pradesh trek. Ramakant ji have been our...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 26, 2015

Are you Traveling to Jordan?

If you are planning to travel to Jordan, I have some good news for you. Byond Travel is offering the readers of Travel Tales from India Rs 6000 off if you book your vacation with them through this link. Clicking on the link should show you a window w...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 17, 2015

Staying in Hotel Suites- My Experiences

It is not every day that I end up staying in hotel suites. If I count it would be actually in single digit. But my three most cherished experiences stand out due to opulence and practicality! The first experience that comes to my mind was staying in...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 15, 2015

Performing Animals- What Can a Tourist Do?

First off I use the words traveler and tourist interchangeably, so take your pick. In our travels we sometimes come across a situation where we end up interacting with performing animals. I have to admit I became conscious of the issue only gradually...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 13, 2015

Khum Khantoke in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Khum Khantoke in Chiang Mai is a popular restaurant serving the traditional Lanna dinner along with a vibrant cultural show. Khum means a wooden pavilion and Khantoke is a circular plate which contains many dishes. Traditional khantoke is served whil...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 8, 2015

World Environment Day

by I feel every day is environment day. But then 5th June is dedicated as the world environment day. As a person I feel I do very little. But then whatever little I do, I am going to talk about it. But what worries me more is that I do not know what...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 5, 2015

Asiatique the Riverfront, Bangkok

As I was staying at the Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside in Bangkok, the Asiatique was a short walk away. I spent two nights walking around the place and I quite liked it. This was my second stay at Ramada Plaza but I could not go to The Asiatique on th...
by Travel Tales from India on Jun 2, 2015


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